Cute Prom Dress Styles that Aren't "Slutty Chic"

Punky-Cool Prom Dress-
Bebe Strapless Lace Lolita Dress, $119.

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Punky-Cool Prom Dress-
Bebe Strapless Lace Lolita Dress, $119.

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Thu, Oct 6, 2011 2:36 PM EDT
Parents and teens don't always see eye-to-eye about what makes an appropriate and stylish prom dress. However, with revealing dresses flying off the racks this year, parents, teachers and retailers are noticing a disturbing new trend amongst teens, a trend the New York Post has dubbed "slutty chic." The new trend has many young girls purchasing dresses that, well, are leaving them practically bare with up-to-there leg slits, plunging necklines and provocative cut-outs - sometimes all in one dress! Pushing the boundaries at Prom is one thing, and of course, showing a little skin can be sexy, but many feel that these revealing dresses are taking it too far. What do you think? Are these dresses baring too much or is the media overreacting?



If you're searching for a way to stand out at prom without revealing too much, check out our ultimate prom guide with this season's top dress trends, hairstyles and accessories guaranteed to get you lots of attention -- the good kind!



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